Many vertebrate species (that category includes us) would have to evolve about 10,000 times faster than they have in the past to adapt to the rapid climate change expected in the next 100 years.

Scientists analyzed how quickly species adapted to different climates in the past, using data from 540 living species from all major groups of terrestrial vertebrates, including amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. They then compared their rates of evolution to rates of climate change projected for the end of this century.
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2 time NBA all star Baron Davis is claiming that he was abducted and taken aboard a UFO about two weeks ago outside of Las Vegas. “They were poking me on my nose and they were, like, looking me in my eyes," he told the New York Daily News. A true story, or an attempt to get publicity for his podcast? So far, he’s sticking to it–or not. He has both insisted that it is a true story and tweeted that it’s a joke. Where does your Out There editor come out? His descriptions of what happened to him, and the emotional intensity involved ring true, but, hey, it’s Baron Davis, practical joker extraordinaire.
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One of the strangest cases in the British Ministry of Defense’s recent final release of UFO cases concerned a 17 year old boy who had been camping in Cardiff when he had witnessed 10 to 15 orange balls of light spirit his car away with his bulldog puppy inside. Neither the car nor the dog were ever seen again. If true, this improbable case would represent one of the few involving the abduction of a pet, and the only recorded incident of a car being permanently taken, although there have been cases where they have been moved, usually with the occupants inside.

Now the witness, Keith Robins, has come forward in support of his story, telling Wales Online that "I don’t know 100% what happened, but I’m going to believe it for the rest of my life."read more

A newly-discovered fourth-century fragment of papyrus may be the only existing ancient text quoting Jesus explicitly referring to having a wife.
Christian historian Karen King says the text contains a dialogue in which Jesus refers to"“my wife," whom he identifies as Mary. King says the fragment of Coptic script is a copy of a gospel, probably written in Greek in the second century.

According to King, "From the very beginning, Christians disagreed about whether it was better not to marry,” she said, “but it was over a century after Jesus’ death before they began appealing to Jesus’ marital status to support their positions."
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